May 09 2019
'WHAT WEALTH MEANS TO ME' - Annabelle Chauncy OAM CEO and Founder of School For Life
People & Companies / Profiles
At the fresh age of 21, lawyer and social entrepreneur Annabelle Chauncy wanted to make a difference in the world. Growing up in Sydney’s lower North Shore and educated at Frensham, lightning struck when she visited Uganda and experienced first-hand the poverty families and young children lived in. Fast forward 10 years to today and the multi-national NGO Annabelle stewards has raised over $6.5m in funding, has had 50-100% year on year growth, built 3 schools in rural Uganda which educate over 1000 students and has over 120 staff. Through School for Life, Annabelle has garnered support from thousands and continued to deftly overcome cultural, political gender barriers driving positive change.